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Ringo Starr and Paul McCartney Play on The Rolling Stones' New Album: Report

Photos via Getty The ultimate '60s supergroup is materializing — but perhaps only for a song or two. The Rolling Stones' new album is yet to be announced, but Variety has confirmed the record will feature The Beatles' Paul McCartney…

Feb 27, 2023

The official trailer for The Beatles: Get Back is here!

WATCH THE NEW TRAILER FOR“THE BEATLES: GET BACK” AN ORIGINAL DOCUSERIES DIRECTED BY PETER JACKSON Three-Part Series Made Entirely from Never-Before-Seen, Restored Footage to Premiere on Disney+ November 25, 26, and 27  Today, Disney+ released the trailer and key art…

Oct 14, 2021

The Beatles Get Back To Let It Be With Special Edition Releases

“LET IT BE”SPECIAL EDITION RELEASES This fall, The Beatles present their 1970 chart-topping album Let It Be in sweeping new Special Editions, as you’ve never heard it before. Featuring new mixes by producer Giles Martin and engineer Sam Okell in stereo, 5.1 surround,…

Aug 26, 2021

Calling all Beatles Fans! The wait is over!

“THE BEATLES: GET BACK,” A DISNEY+ ORIGINAL DOCUMENTARY SERIES DIRECTED BY PETER JACKSON, TO DEBUT EXCLUSIVELY ON DISNEY+ Over Six Hours of Never-Before-Seen Restored Footage, Including The Beatles’ Last Live Performance, to Roll Out on Disney+ Over Three Days, November…

Jun 17, 2021

The Beatles to Release Official Book and Documentary Examining Their Infamous Let It Be Sessions

On August 31Callaway Arts & Entertainment and Apple Corps Ltd. are publishing The Beatles: Get Back, the first official standalone book to be released by the Beatles since The Beatles Anthology. The 240-page hardcover tells the story of the Beatles’…

Sep 17, 2020

On The Beat with Rich Pagano of the Fab Faux: Talks Recent Projects and Upcoming Shows

Hello Modern Drummer magazine voyeurs. Rich Pagano here to talk briefly about what has been happening and a couple of nice events that I am honored to be a part of in the near future. I haven’t checked in with…

Nov 1, 2018

News: The Beatles Hits Come Together for the First Time

Showcasing the band’s filmed work to accompany its twenty-seven No.1s, UK and US singles, the Beatles 1 is newly restored and expanded in multiple configurations for global release on November 6 by Apple Corps Ltd/UMG. The 27-track CD/DVD and CD/Blu-ray…

Oct 9, 2015

VIDEO! A Ringo Tribute: With a Little Help From Our Friends

A few fellow drummers recently stopped by to say “thank you” to Ringo Starr for all the years of brilliant drumming. Be sure to check our complete tribute series at

Jul 24, 2014

VIDEO! Former Wings Drummer Steve Holley and the Smithereens' Dennis Diken Pay Tribute to Ringo Starr

In our sixth tribute video to Ringo Starr, filmed during the Fest for Beatles Fans Symposium, former Wings drummer Steve Holley discusses meeting Paul McCartney in 1977, through his neighbor Denny Laine, and joining the band a year later. Holley…

Jul 10, 2014

Ringo Tribute With Spin Doctors Drummer Aaron Comess

In MD's fifth Ringo Starr tribute segment, the Spin Doctors' Aaron Comess shares his memories of discovering the Beatles and the impact Ringo had on him as a drummer playing in a band and for the song. He tells us…

Jul 3, 2014

Ringo Video Tribute With Drummer Liberty DeVitto and Photographer Rob Shanahan (from the Fest For Beatles Fans 2014 )

Segment four of our tribute to Ringo Starr, shot during the Fest For Beatles Fans celebration, begins with host Michelle Joni Lapidos welcoming former Billy Joel/Slim King/BJ Kramer drummer Liberty DeVitto. DeVitto demonstrates two songs from the Joel album The…

Jun 27, 2014

Mark Hudson Ringo Tribute Video

In this video, drummer, producer/singer-songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist Mark Hudson shares stories of producing Ringo and discusses how much Ringo's drumming was an influence on him. Hudson recalls how excited he was to play the original Abbey Road/Let It Be Ludwig…

Jun 19, 2014

Ringo Tribute with Danny Seraphine, Liberty DeVitto, and Carmine Appice Video! In our second tribute segment to Ringo Starr, we feature ex-Chicago/CTA founder Danny Seraphine, ex-Billy Joel/current Slim Kings’ drummer Liberty DeVitto, and Vanilla Fudge/Cactus/Rod Stewart legend Carmine Appice. Seraphine, who was in town for two shows at the Iridium in New…

Jun 12, 2014

Modern Drummer Online All-Starr Tribute To Ringo Starr

  For the months of June and July, MD Online will pay tribute to the one and only Ringo Starr. This past February, Ringo and his former bandmates, the Beatles, celebrated their 50th anniversary of the group’s arrival in the…

Jun 6, 2014

VIDEO - Peter Criss Modern Drummer Web Exclusive

      Peter Criscuola, a founding member of Kiss, AKA Peter “Catman” Criss and one of rock’s influential drumming legends, will be respectfully acknowledged April 2014, when he and bandmates Gene Simmons, Paul Stanley, and Ace Frehley are inducted…

Feb 19, 2014